Tag Archives: Board of Education

School budget plan keeps spending flat

NAUGATUCK — For the second straight year — and the third time in the last seven years — the Board of Education will request a budget that doesn’t increase spending….

School times staying the same

NAUGATUCK — While some officials believe a later start to the school day would be beneficial for older students, the Board of Education won’t pursue a proposal to make the…

Changing practice requires more buses 

REGION 16 — Accommodating students that attend high schools out of Region 16 on days when start times are off due to weather delays would mean paying for additional buses…

Woodland roof project put on hold    

REGION 16 — A building committee formed to oversee a roof project at Woodland Regional High School was dissolved nearly two months after it was appointed. The Region 16 Board…

Changes made to courses offered at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved changes to the program of studies at Naugatuck High School for the 2017-18 school year. Students will have eight new courses…

School board, union agree on new deal

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education and the union that represents non-certified staff have agreed to a new, three-year contract. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Busing practice draws concern

REGION 16 — School cancellations, delayed openings and early dismissals are an unavoidable part of winter in New England. One Region 16 parent wants to make sure the district avoids…

School board renews food services contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education this month approved the second year of a five-year food services contract with Sodexo. The contract stipulates that the board has to approve each…

Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…

Administrators, board come to terms on new deal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved a new three-year contract for administrators. The contract goes into effect July 2017 and runs through June 2020. The union’s membership…